The Linux Operating System boasts kernel based networking support written almost entirely from scratch. The performance of the tcp/ip implementation in recent kernels makes it a worthy alternative to even the best of its peers. This document aims to describe how to install and configure the Linux networking software and associated tools.

General Information

Generic Network Configuration Information

IP- and Ethernet-Related Information

Using common PC hardware

Other Network Technologies

Cables and Cabling



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